Archive for June, 2018

Cannabis raid remand

June 22, 2018 | By More
Cannabis raid remand

An Avonhead man has been remanded on cannabis charges after police raided a Staveley Street property this week and allegedly found a $200,000 growing operation.

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Woman ‘punished’ on social media for biosecurity breach

June 20, 2018 | By More
Woman ‘punished’ on social media for biosecurity breach

A woman who imported unauthorised Marimo moss balls into New Zealand has been the victim of “an Internet lynch mob”, her Christchurch District Court sentencing was told.

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Fatal crash at 200kmh

June 19, 2018 | By More
Fatal crash at 200kmh

Police estimate a car crashed near Burnham at about 200km an hour, killing passenger Jamey Leigh Fellows when she was thrown out as it did a barrel-roll.

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Second-strike jail term for kidnapping

June 19, 2018 | By More
Second-strike jail term for kidnapping

A 31-year-old second-strike offender must serve all of the three-year two-month jail term imposed for a daytime carjacking in Christchurch.

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Professional man admits $402,000 tax offences

June 18, 2018 | By More
Professional man admits $402,000 tax offences

A Christchurch professional man has been given 10 days to tell his clients that he has admitted tax offences totalling $402,000 before his name suppression lapses.

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Wounding police dog charge denied

June 18, 2018 | By More
Wounding police dog charge denied

A 29-year-old Hornby man has denied a charge of wounding a police dog and will stay in custody pending a bail hearing next week.

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Woman stood her ground when pig dogs attacked

June 15, 2018 | By More
Woman stood her ground when pig dogs attacked

A woman was injured when she picked up an elderly poodle while it was being savaged to death by two pig dogs at Leithfield, North Canterbury.

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Big tax bill after four companies fail

June 15, 2018 | By More
Big tax bill after four companies fail

Tax totalling $191,344 was left unpaid after four companies set up by a man with four aliases went into liquidation in 2016.

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Meth importation trial goes to High Court

June 15, 2018 | By More
Meth importation trial goes to High Court

The High Court has taken over a case involving alleged importation of $50 million of methamphetamine from Mexico.

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Efforts failed to hide imported plant material

June 15, 2018 | By More
Efforts failed to hide imported plant material

A judge told a woman she was lucky not to be put on the next flight back to India after she was caught smuggling food and plant material through Christchurch International Airport wrapped in carbon paper.

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